Humps.. Bumps & Undulations … Oh My!!

No matter what you call those lumps of asphalt across the street,  they all delay emergency response … to you!  Do you know the differences in the thought of slowing traffic?  If your city, or neighborhood group wants to slow traffic as it goes down your street, please find another way. A speed bump is higher and rounder than a speed hump which is …

Deaths by medical mistakes hit records

It’s a chilling reality – one often overlooked in annual mortality statistics: Preventable medical errors persist as the No. 3 killer in the U.S. – third only to heart disease and cancer – claiming the lives of some 400,000 people each year. At a Senate hearing Thursday, patient safety officials put their best ideas forward on how to solve the crisis, with …

Communication: What Happened?

When families had one phone, there was one central place for communication. Today, everybody has their own phone, which perversely makes it much harder to keep family communication centralized.  If there’s an emergency, who do you call to get essential information? Let’s step into the time machine to not so long ago to the 80’s.  We were still using land …

Street Signs … Can You See Me Now?

Street signs are something we depend on in our daily travels.  When we use our cell phones to navigate our way to a friends home,  a local business,  or a family trip,  we depend on street signs!  We need street signs for reassurance that the way forward, the road beneath our wheels with our last turn is always correct.  Without our trusty sign, …